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NAACP Names Frankie Muse Freeman 96th Spingarn Medalist

Civil rights activist and former NAACP attorney to receive Association’s highest honor

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Lawsuit Filed on Mississippi Redistricting Plan

the NAACP Mississippi State Conference filed a federal lawsuit to stop the Mississippi board of election from adopting a redistricting plan that has not been pre-cleared by the United States Department of Justice.

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Video: Red Carpet at the 42nd NAACP Image Awards

View special red carpet moments from Hollywood stars to the people who shape our world from the 42nd NAACP Image Awards.

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NAACP Units Rally for Collective Bargaining Rights Across the Midwest

On February 26, NAACP units across the Midwest joined with labor organizations to rally in support of workers’ rights in state capitol rallies that have drawn national attention.

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Thousand March in North Carolina in Annual HKonJ Event

Re-Segregation becomes flashpoint for NAACP-led march. Watch the ABC News coverage.

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Take the President’s Challenge!

The NAACP has teamed up with Donna Richardson Joyner to take on the President's Challenge for physical fitness. Together we'll help your family get fit!

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U.S. Surgeon General to receive Chairman’s Award at 42nd NAACP Image Awards

Dr. Regina M. Benjamin to be recognized for her distinguished public service at the March 4th ceremony, broadcast live on FOX.

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Black History Month is Here

Text HISTORY to 62227 for daily Black History Month updates to your mobile phone. Click here to learn more or to sign up online.

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Video: Chairman Brock’s State of the Union Commentary

Watch NAACP Chair Roslyn M. Brock provide commentary on BET News special coverage of President Obama's State of the Union address.

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NAACP State of the Union Message: Time to Get to Work

Take a moment to tell our leaders it's time to pull our country together by putting it back to work.

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Student Forums on Social Security Launch in 24 Cities

NAACP Youth & College launches "Young, Black and Secure" intiative around the country. Find a forum in your region.

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Stand With the Maine NAACP:  Sign Up to Support Their MLK Day Observance

Maine Governor Paul LePage refused to participate in the state NAACP’s Martin Luther King Day observation, and then referred to us using a vulgar phrase. Take a stand for civility today.

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Statement by NAACP President in response to Maine Governor’s comments

“Governor Le Page’s decision to inflame racial tension on the eve of the King holiday denigrates his office. His words are a reminder of the worst aspects of Maine’s history and out of touch with our nation’s deep yearning for increased civility and racial healing. “

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NAACP Disperses $200,000 in Grants to Earthquake Ravaged Haiti

Thousands of NAACP supporters opened their hearts in the aftermath of the tradgedy.

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Nominees for 42nd NAACP Image Awards Announced

For forty-two years, the NAACP Image Awards has celebrated the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film. This year's nominees were announced on January 12.

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NAACP Annual Meeting: Feb. 19 in New York City

The NAACP is pleased to announce our 2011 Annual Meeting, which will be held in New York City on Saturday, February 19.

The Annual Meeting is an opportunity for NAACP Directors, members and supporters to receive reports from officers of the Association, and stay informed on all aspects of our work, from programs and campaigns to fundraising and special projects.

This year’s Meeting will be held at the New York Hilton Hotel, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY. Saturday, February 19, 2011, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

NAACP Board Members and SCF Trustees may download their housing form here

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BREAKING NEWS: Scott Sisters Coming Home At Last

Great News! Gladys and Jamie Scott are returning home for the first time in 16 years.

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New York Governor Commutes Prison Sentence for John White

After four years of fighting by New York NAACP members, John White came home in time for Christmas.

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NAACP Calls on U.S. House to Oppose “Censure” Motion Against Congressman Rangel

Later this week, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a motion to “censure” Congressman Charles Rangel (NY) for his failure to follow the instructions of the House Committee 

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Send a Holiday Message to the Scott Sisters

Thousands of NAACP members have sent a holiday letter the Scott Sisters. Read what some have said, or send a letter of your own.

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